Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction / Edition 6

Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction / Edition 6

by Ian R. Tizard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721682189

ISBN-13: 9780721682181

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A classic text in veterinary medicine, here is the 6th Edition of the most definitive source on animal immunology. Extensively revised and updated, the text thoroughly covers both basic and applied aspects of immunology, including the latest, most pertinent developments in the field. Numerous illustrations enhance comprehension of important concepts.  See more details below

Overview

A classic text in veterinary medicine, here is the 6th Edition of the most definitive source on animal immunology. Extensively revised and updated, the text thoroughly covers both basic and applied aspects of immunology, including the latest, most pertinent developments in the field. Numerous illustrations enhance comprehension of important concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721682181
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1The defense of the body1
2How inflammation is triggered10
3Neutrophils and their products24
4Macrophages and the later stages of inflammation35
5Antigens : triggers of acquired immunity49
6Dendritic cells and antigen processing56
7Acquired immunity : the antigen-presenting receptors67
8Organs of the immune system78
9Lymphocytes92
10T helper cells and their response to antigen105
11B cells and their response to antigen117
12Cytokines and the immune system133
13Antibodies : soluble forms of BCR145
14Generation of antigen-binding receptors155
15Innate and acquired immunity : the complement system169
16Immunodiagnostic techniques181
17T-cell function and the destruction of cell-associated invaders198
18Regulation of the acquired immune response209
19Immunity in the fetus and newborn221
20Immunity at body surfaces234
21Vaccines and their production247
22The use of vaccines260
23Acquired immunity to bacteria and related organisms272
24Acquired immunity to viruses281
25Acquired immunity to parasites293
26Type I hypersensitivity308
27Red cell antigens and type II hypersensitivity324
28Immune complexes and type III hypersensitivity332
29Type IV hypersensitivity : delayed hypersensitivity343
30Organ graft rejection352
31Resistance to tumors364
32Autoimmunity : general principles378
33Organ-specific autoimmune diseases386
34The systemic immunological diseases400
35Primary immunodeficiencies413
36Secondary immunological defects428
37Drugs and other agents that affect the immune system441
38The evolution of the immune system449

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